Registered Psychological Assistant PSB94023023
Dr. Zemed Berhe earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Seton Hall University, with a specialized focus in Multicultural Psychology. Dr. Berhe has specialized training in trauma-focused treatments and evidence-based practices, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy for chronic depression, Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) for PTSD, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Couples Therapy for PTSD (CBCT).
In addition, Dr. Berhe has a background in health psychology, integrating psychological interventions to address chronic medical problems. She completed her Pre-doctoral Internship at the New Jersey Veterans Affairs, where she focused on health promotion and disease prevention and treating veterans with PTSD. Dr. Berhe also completed her Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Veterans Affairs in Long Beach, with a specialized focus in trauma-related disorders and individuals struggling with emotional dysregulation, suicidality, relational and interpersonal issues.
Dr. Berhe has extensive training working with diverse populations and experience in conducting individual, group, and couples therapy. In addition to working with adults, she also has experience in working with children, adolescents and families coping with trauma and the treatment of sexual abuse and child maltreatment. Throughout her training and clinical experiences, Dr. Berhe continues to incorporate racial-culturally sensitive evidence-based practices in working with children, adults, couples, and families.
Dr. Berhe is fluent in Tigrinya and English.
Dr. Berhe is located at both the Torrance and Glendale offices.